2800 Pomona DUI Attorney – Aggressive DUI Lawyers


If charged with a DUI, you need to make certain decisions rather quickly. For instance, are you going to plead guilty and take whatever sentence the court imposes? Are you going to challenge the revocation of your license? And what attorney will you hire? Consider calling a Pomona DUI attorney at (888) 754-9860 to get answers to these and other questions.

A Pomona DUI attorney has years of experience in handling primarily DUI cases. He or she has the knowledge, skills and resources you will need in defending you. A DUI conviction has multiple harsh penalties and lasting repercussions on your employment, career and other facets of your life. Call a Pomona DUI attorney to discuss what we can do to help you.

Proceedings in a DUI

If you want to challenge the revocation of your license, you or your Pomona DUI attorney have 10-days from your arrest to request it. This is separate from your criminal appearances. The various stages of a typical DUI case include:

  • DMV hearing. A Pomona DUI attorney can question if there was probable cause in your stop, detention and arrest and challenge the results any chemical testing

  • Arraignment. A short appearance with your Pomona DUI attorney to plead not guilty

  • Pretrial. Your Pomona DUI attorney meets the prosecutor to negotiate a plea arrangement; motions may also be made by your Pomona DUI attorney to exclude evidence or obtain certain information for your defense

  • Trial. Should a satisfactory plea deal not be reached, your Pomona DUI lawyer will defend you at trial

How Defenses are Formed in DUI Cases

Your Pomona DUI lawyer has raised many successful defenses over the years. The keys are a thorough investigation of your case and total preparation combined with experience and knowledge of the DUI laws. A Pomona DUI lawyer has found many DUI defenses within these issues:

  • Rights violations–police misconduct from your stop to the time of your chemical test

  • Examination of your medical and physical condition and if they influenced your arrest and chemical test results

  • Challenge to the integrity and validity of chemical testing

  • Pointing out inconsistencies, bias and errors in police testimony, reports and records

DUI Penalties

DUI sentences vary, especially if aggravating circumstances were present, which your Pomona DUI lawyer will advise you on. Otherwise, these penalties are typically imposed:

First DUI or DWI

The usual penalties for a first DUI or DWI are:

  1. Jail. 48 hours in jail and up to 6-months; 3-years of probation
  2. Suspension of license. Loss of driving privileges for 4 to 10-months though you may be eligible for a restricted license; if BAC testing was refused, the suspension is one year
  3. Fines: $390 with costs over $1,800
  4. DUI classes: 3-months
  5. Insurance and installation: Secure SR-1 insurance and possibly install an interlock ignition system

Second DUI or DWI

Penalties for a second DUI or DWI within 10 years of the first include:

  1. Jail. 96 hours and up to one year in county jail and 3-5 years probation
  2. Suspension of license. 2 year suspension with eligibility for restricted license unless testing was refused.
  3. Fines: $390 to $1000 but over $10,000 in costs
  4. DUI Classe 18 to 30-months
  5. Installation and insurance. SR-1 insurance and Interlock ignition system

Third DUI or DWI

Conviction of a third DUI or DWI in 10 years may include:

  1. Jail. 120 days to one year in county jail and 3-5 years probation
  2. Suspension of license. 3 years with restricted license after 12-months
  3. Fines: $390 to $1000 and other costs up to $15,000
  4. DUI classes. 30-months
  5. Installation and insurance. SR-1 insurance and interlock system

Fourth DUI or DWI

A fourth DWI or DWI could be negotiated to a misdemeanor.by your Gardena DUI lawyer. If a felony, you face:

  1. Jail. 16 months, 2 or 3 years in jail and formal probation for up to 5 years
  2. Suspension of license: 4 years
  3. Fines: Up to $5000 with associated costs of up to $18,000
  4. Habitual traffic offender status. 3 years
  5. Mandatory DUI classes. 30-months
  6. Installation and insurance. SR-1 insurance and interlock system

Commercial DUI or DWI

Commercial drivers can be convicted of a commercial DUI or DWI if their BAC is 0.04% so that their need for a Gardena DUI lawyer is imperative.

Penalties include:

  1. Jail. Same as for a motorist with a Class C license for first or multiple DUI or DWI offenses
  2. Driver’s license suspension.
  • Loss of commercial driver’s license for one year, regardless of the vehicle you were driving
  • Life-time suspension for a second conviction
  • Your Class C license is also affected
  1. Fines. From $390 to $1000
  2. DUI Classes. Same as for other offenders
  3. Insurance and installation. Possible securing of SR-1 insurance and installation of an interlock system

Call a Pomona DUI Lawyer

If you were arrested for a DUI, call a Pomona DUI lawyer today at (888) 754-9860.

Pomona CA 91766
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